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now from the detroit suburb of sterling heights. john, walk us through what you're finding out as well as more on this poll. >> reporter: wolf, as you noted, mitt romney was born here. he went to high school in the next county. during the republican primaries he told all the republicans across the country he was more electable, a, because of his business experience, but, b, he could put reliably blue states in red. sixteen electoral college votes but our new poll numbers suggest governor romney might have to look elsewhere. it is the defining question in a statement romney was counting on as a fall battleground. >> who do you think would do a better job of improving the economy, the republicans or democrats? >> reporter: romney was born and raised here and his father was governor and an auto industry ceo. but so far all signs point to michigan and its 16 electoral votes staying blue, in the president's column. a new cnn/orc poll shows the president with an eight-point lead statewide among likely voters and a 13-point edge in the critical detroit suburbs. >> he's pretty down to earth wh
romney hasn't developed a sus tingt response to this question about the auto bailout. he said let detroit go bankrupt and then took credit for managing bankruptcy and then picked paul ryan as his running mate who was for the bailout. that's a consistent theme that romney doesn't have the right message. they do think they're losing. they do think because they have a strong ground game there there is still time to turn around. >> you make your point in the article that a lot of people think this thing will tighten as we get closer to election day. >> right. >> the other thing though is governor john kasich who had been promoting the ohio economic recovery even though he's a republican and trying to get mitt romney elected. romney of course has been talking down the economy because that's good for him. let's talk about that. >> yeah. that's a major complication. jim mengsed in his piece. the unemployment rate in ohio is 7.1%, in columbus it's about 6%. that's a bellwether area. stop after stop john kasich goes around the state and says ohio is booming, ohio is rocking. that gives headaches t
biden was campaigning in detroit. countering the republicans' main charge against the president saying, indeed, americans are better off under this president. >> and look, folks, we know who built this country. and we know who's going to rebuild it. it's you. and instead of vilifying you, we should be thanking you. we owe you. ladies and gentlemen, you, organized labor, are one of the reasons why this is country is coming back. folks, lets me make something clear and say to the press. america is better off today than they left us when they left. and if it weren't so hot, if it weren't so hot, i'd go into detail why i say it. let me sum it up this way. you want to know whether we're better off. i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! >> said it three tiles, kate. i think he's going to say it plenty more between now and november. >> that's not the last we've heard that. >> pretty good line. >> it's a good line but democrats seem to
manufacturing jobs. a whole lot of them right here in ohio. when there were some who said, just let detroit go bankrupt, when there were folks who were willing to walk away from all the jobs that are supported here in ohio by the auto industry, i bet on american workers. and three years later -- >> that's president obama in columbus, ohio. shiller park, in fact, which is part of german village right off the downtown area there in that capital of the battleground state. we've been listening to the president explain why he says he needs four more years to, among other things, fix the issues facing the country. the vice presidential contenders are in iowa this hour. republican nominee paul ryan will be speaking in des moines. and we will take you there. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ cle
. and you know what he said? let detroit go bankrupt. now sure, sure, mitt romney loves our lakes and our trees. he loves our cars so much they even have their own elevator. but the people who design and build and sell those cars, well, in romney's world the cars get the elevator and the workers get the shaft. [ cheers and applause ] you know what i'm say in'. mitt romney, he says, he says that his business experience qualifies him to be president. sure, he's made a lot of money. good for him. good for him. or maybe i should say good for him. but how did he make that fortune? and at whose expense? you know too often he made it at the expense of middle class americans year after year. it was profit profit before peo. but president obama with the auto rescue, you know, he saved more than 1 million american jobs, but it wasn't just michigan! hey, hey, hey, it wasn't just michigan, my friends. in colorado the auto rescue saved more than 9,000 jobs. in virginia, virginia! more than 19,000 jobs. in north carolina 25,000 jobs. in wisconsin, wisconsin, 28,000 jobs. in pennsylvania, 34,000 jobs. i
disappeared in 1975. now, police plan to drill under the driveway of this suburban detroit home. after receiving a tip from a man who said he'd seen a body being buried here around the time hoffa went missing. initial testing shows there is something underneath the concrete. friday morning, police will take a core sample from the soil there and test it for human remains. >> we do believe that he may have seen a body and as a result we did the ground penetrating radar and we're going to take it to the next step and check for human remains and if that does, in fact, happen, then we will start to escavate. >> reporter: it will be taken for analysis. this isn't the first time authorities have followed a tip like this. >> there's been a lot of earth moved looking for the remains of jimmy hoffa, all negative so far. i mean, you're talking about digging football stadiums and fields a backyards and basements. ng on this new dig, but we spoke with former fbi assistant director tom fuentes who ran the bureau's organized crime for five years. >> what are the chances that this is hoffa buried und
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